This spring, Elizabethtown Area Schools launched its Our Free Library program throughout the school district. Modeled after the national Little Free Libraries initiative, the Our Free Library program is a community book exchange utilizes the “take-a-book, leave-a-book” concept popular in coffee shops and public spaces.
The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation to benefit the foundation’s educational classroom grant program. Over the past eighth years, the Masonic Village has gifted the foundation $120,000 for its grant program.
During the month of May, the students, faculty, and staff of the Elizabethtown Area School District will join forces with the American Cancer Society by hosting a series of mini Relay for Life events.
Elizabethtown Area School District recently held its 2016 Staff Recognition and Retirement Banquet. In total, three faculty members were honored with EASD awards while three retiring faculty members and one retiring administrator were saluted for their dedication and service to the district.
Each year, Elizabethtown Area School District's music department coordinates holiday carol sings at each elementary school. During the final half week of classes before the holiday break, family and friends were invited to the school to see the students, faculty, and staff sing holiday classics.
Twelve families in need in the Bainbridge community were provided with food baskets stocked full with many of the items needed for a traditional Thanksgiving meal courtesy of Bainbridge Elementary School. Additionally, many students brought in household items such as dish soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste to go along with the food baskets.
Students from Bainbridge Elementary School, with the help of the school’s PTO, recently celebrated Garden Day by cleaning, weeding and mulching the school’s science garden. The hands-on service learning project was connected to the school’s science curriculum on Life Cycles.
Bainbridge Elementary School recently held “Fire Prevention Day” to stress the importance of being prepared in the event of an emergency. As part of the special program, representatives of the Bainbridge Fire Company Station 71 visited the school to share important safety tips.